Because local government professionals are under-resourced and overworked, municipalities lack the capacity to make sense of the large amounts of public input they have to collect. As a result, they have difficulty designing and implementing municipal services based on the lived experiences of their constituents.
OVD-Info is a human rights project that monitors politically-motivated prosecutions in Russia. They run a telephone hotline and legal chatbot, provide lawyers in court and pay for the work of analysts and journalists to protect human rights.
We are publishing the blog anonymously at the request of the author, who is undocumented and living in the United States. In this powerful piece, they detail what it’s like to give feedback from a precarious position and be met with inaction.
What a day! Feedback+New York was a huge success – full of interesting speakers, intriguing questions and incredible food. But with so many sessions and announcements packed into one day, we need a bit of a recap. Ready to rewind?
When members of the feedback community unite, amazing things happen. Over the past 18 months, a small group of feedback champions that call themselves the “Irritants” (as in irritants for change!) have been working together to find ways to encourage nonprofits t
When I first started working with Feedback Labs and they asked about our “Feedback Loop,” I had to google the term to see what it meant. I work with SHAPE Community Center and “feedback” usually takes place with one party saying, “Hey, I’ve been meaning to talk to you.”
As Dennis and I were discussing developing and launching an inclusivity and feedback series, he mentioned how he’s looking forward to feedback leading to a two-way generative conversation. I looked at him, and said honestly, “I don’t feel everyone’s opinions need to be equal in conversations on inclusion and equity.”
For me, feedback has always been about inclusion and equity, though I realize that the link is not always clear – or automatic. So as I step back from my day-to-day duties as CEO of Feedback Labs, I would like….
Outline India is a data and research firm that undertakes primary data collection. We assist organisations, academics and government bodies to assess the impact of various interventions. Our aim is to enable organisations to make data driven decisions.
It’s hard to admit that your organization may be stuck in place. Everyone wants to believe that their organization, which has been built on certain values and ideas that are likely held dear, is always charging forward towards its goals.